Custodian/Maintenance Position

Richard McKenna Charter School Southwest / Boise Custodian Full Time Posted 1M ago

About this job

Richard McKenna Charter Schools



1. High school diploma

2. Minimum experience as determined by the Board in plant operation and maintenance, cleaning methods and procedures, repairs, security, heating and ventilation, care of carpet, cleaning, housekeeping, and proper handling of hazardous materials

3. Is familiar with material safety data sheets and asbestos abatement documents

4. Ability to perform long periods of standing; walking; climbing; stooping; kneeling; bending and twisting at the neck and trunk; moving of furniture; pushing/pulling items such as tables, bleachers, and scrubbing machines; frequent lifting of objects weighing up to fifty pounds and occasionally move objects weighing up to ninety pounds; and climbing ladders

5. Ability to use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, to reach above the head and reach forward, to grasp tools

6. Ability and willingness to do general cleaning and minor repairs

7. Self-motivated

8. Works well under pressure and deadlines

9. Works well with students and staff

10. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills

11. Maintain confidentiality of staff and students


Building Principal/Superintendent


To provide students and staff with safe, clean, and comfortable school environment.


Inspecting Facilities and Readying them for Use

1. Open and close the building each day and determine, before leaving, that all doors and windows are secured, and all appropriate lights are turned off

2. Check daily to ensure that all exit doors are open and all panic bolts are working properly during the hours of building occupancy

3. Operate heat, ventilation, and air conditioning systems to provide temperatures appropriate to the season and to ensure economical use of fuel, water, and electricity

4. Conduct an ongoing program of general and preventative maintenance, upkeep, and repair, making minor repairs and reporting major repair needs, unsafe situation, vandalism, or other damage to school property promptly to the Building Principal and/or Superintendent.

5. Move furniture or equipment within the building as required for various activities and as directed

Other Building Maintenance

1. Clean classrooms, offices, the library, and the faculty room daily including dust mopping, vacuuming, dusting, and emptying waste baskets in these areas

2. Clean corridors after each school day, and during the day when their condition requires it

3. Clean and sanitize bathroom fixtures and floors daily, and replenish paper and soap supplies as needed

4. Clean and sanitize all fixtures including telephones, door handles, and drinking fountains daily

5. Clean the gymnasium/kitchen areas after use

6. Clean all windows on both the inside and outside as scheduled

7. Identify maintenance problems and report larger problems to the appropriate person in a timely manner

8. Keep maintenance closets in a clean and tidy condition

9. Use supplies and chemicals properly and safely according to instructions on the labels of the manufacturer’s containers

Grounds maintenance

1. Keep the building premises, including sidewalks, driveways, and play areas neat and clean at all times

2. Shovel, plow, salt, and sweep sidewalks, steps, driveways, and parking areas as necessary

3. Display the U.S. flag during school hours on days when school is in session

4. Perform grounds-keeping chores including grass cutting, tree trimming, leaf raking, and removal of litter

5. Perform summer work to include such tasks as cleaning out rain gutters and painting


1. Communicate information and needed repairs to Building Principal/Superintendent

2. Obey all federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy pertaining to plant operation, fire, safety, and environment

3. Comply with all federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy pertaining to the storage and disposal of recyclables, trash, waste, and debris

4. Maintain and prepare work related records and reports as directed

5. Inform the Building Principal/Superintendent of replacements in advance of need

6. Keep maintenance closets in a clean and tidy condition

7. May be required to wear a standard uniform selected by the district for security purposes

8. Remain on school premises for entire shift

9. Keep an inventory of supplies and equipment and inform the Building Principal/Superintendent of replacements in advance of need

10. Assume responsibility for his or her continuing professional growth and development through such efforts as attendance at inservices

11. Seek assistance should emergencies arise

12. Represent the school district in a positive manner

13. Know and follow school district policy and chain of command

14. Perform other duties as assigned


Performance of this position will be evaluated annually by the Building Principal in conformance with federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy.

Education required

High School Diploma

Experience required

1 - 5 years experience

Skills required

Communication, Computer Skills, people skills


Health, Dental Vision Insurance available

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Richard McKenna Charter School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.